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Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil

...e treatment, but they still braced themselves upon hearing the second tone. It clearly indicates that they had gotten rid of one of the two memories....

Pete Doherty Gets a Rehab or Jail Ultimatum

... and ketamine as well as two driving offenses at a hearing in London on July 3. Judge Davinder Lachhar told Doherty that he would only steer clear of jail if he enters rehab before August 7, when he is due to be sentenced. "If you go to this place to have detox and take advantage of it then we will see w...

Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case

...iding judge Sanusi Ciroma Yusuf then adjourned the hearing to July 30. The Kano government accuses Pfizer of administering a test antibiotic called Trovan without authorisation or parental consent among children at a field hospital during an epidemic in the city of meningitis, measles and cholera. Of the...

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

... director, Renato Solidum, said at a recent public hearing on the project. He said volcanic activity has increased in recent weeks with the frequency of volcanic quakes rising and with the crater island showing signs of bulging. The environment and natural resources department said, amid protests from Ta...

New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

...at noise can cause health problems that range from hearing loss to psychological and behavioral problems. "The revised Noise Code will help make the City that Never Sleeps a little more comfortable for those who occasionally do," the environmental office jokes. The previous code dates back to 1972, back ...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

... von Hippel-Lindau disease may suddenly experience hearing loss because of a tumor-associated hemorrhage in t...STs are associated with significant dysfunction of hearing and balance, including sudden irreversible hearing loss. The mechanisms and appropriate treatments f...

Listening to MP3s During Lightning Could Be Disastrous to Your Brains

...ut the patient was still suffering from 50 percent hearing loss, and would require hearing aids. The fractures and burns have healed. However, the iPod was destroyed irreparably. He would r...

Stella McCartney is Pregnant Again

...ic legend dad Sir Paul McCartney is thrilled after hearing the news. "Paul loves having family around him. It's been what has been getting him through the tough times. He would be overjoyed by a new addition," the Mirror quoted a source, as saying. Stella is already a mother to 2-year-old son Miller Alas...

New Delhis Apollo Hospital Treats More Than 80 Iraqis

..., were suffering from congenital heart disease and hearing impairment. A six-year old child underwent an Intra Cardiac Echo (ICE) surgery at the hospital, and was just among a handful in the country qualified to undergo the complicated surgery to clear a blockage in his heart. "We are getting Iraqi child...

Pain Doctor in Virginia Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment

... as absolutely crazy," the judge said. But after hearing testimony from both sides, "I totally turned around on that issue," Brinkema said. "The mere prescription of huge quantities of opioids doesn't mean anything." The most serious charges of drug trafficking resulting in death was thrown out by Judge ...

New Technology Transforming Life for the Deaf

...ovations have transformed the lives of the hard of hearing , delegates at an international congress of the deaf said Tuesday. "Technology is important for the deaf community. There's the internet, internet, webcams, email, SMS and chat systems," said Amparo Minguet, director of training at the institute f...

Genes Influence the Ability to Listen Two Things at a Time

...s (APDs)in which individuals with otherwise normal hearing ability have trouble making sense of the sounds ar...irm whether they were identical or fraternal and a hearing test to make sure they had normal hearing. If a trait is purely genetic, identical twins, who shar...

US Health Insurance Firms Suspend Sales, Promise to End Fraudulent Practices

...e. The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing in May to address complaints about what's known a...emocrat and chairman of the committee, said at the hearing that he would work with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners to pass a law expanding ...

Katrina Evacuees Made To Remain In Toxic Air

...osition" in litigation. On the eve of Thursday's hearing by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, FEMA changed track and said it has asked federal health officials to help conduct a new assessment of conditions in trailers under prolonged use. But revelation of the agency's earlier posture ...

Mills Rejects Macca's 20m Divorce Settlement Offer

...g. The couple's case is scheduled for a five-day hearing next February, to be presided over by family High ...e Bennett. "Five days is only a relatively short hearing but then the issues are fairly straightforward and it was a short marriage," the lawyer added. McC...

Beijing Legislator Calls on Government to Regulate Sexually Suggestive TV Ads

...un is said to have been convinced about this after hearing her eight-year-old daughter declare that she would never eat cakes because boys don't like fat girls after watching a TV ad for underwear featuring a half-naked slim girl flirting with a man. Xiyun said that she monitored commercials for three mont...

Nigeria Files New Lawsuit Against Pfizer

...seeking 2.75 billion dollars in a separate suit. A hearing in that case is due on October 3. The government alleges the tests were "neither humanitarian nor philantropic, but purely commercial in nature." Its earlier complaint accused Pfizer of administering the antibiotic without authorisation or parent...

Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin

... they agreed to pay $34.5 million in fines. The hearing included statements by numerous people who said th...eb site called www.oxyabusekills.com, drove to the hearing with two other parents, including Lee Nuss, who held up an urn slightly larger than a pill bottle th...

Boffin Identifies Gene Causing Otosclerosis

...for otosclerosis - the single most common cause of hearing loss among white adults . Melissa Thys, from the...nvironmental factors. The outcome is a progressive hearing loss as the growing bone in the middle ear interrupts the sound waves passing to the inner ear. Whil...

42-year-old Cancer Patient Honored by British Queen for Her Fundraising Efforts

...ing some of the challenges Jane has undertaken but hearing about her has given then courage and hope.'...

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